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08/03/2011 02:08 pm ET | Updated Oct 03, 2011

Kendall County Animal Control Warden Christine Johnson Resigns After Wrong Dog Euthanized

Troubled Kendall County Animal Control Warden Christine Johnson resigned Tuesday afternoon before county board members were expected to discuss firing her.

Instead, county leaders apologized Tuesday night as one member of the public after another criticized how Johnson and others handled the dog that bit a 6-year-old boy in the face at the shelter July 3. Johnson, who had been placed on paid leave from her job Friday, did not attend the county board meeting.

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